Losses at struggling Aston Martin climb despite booming DBX sales

Losses at struggling Aston Martin balloon as Covid causes collapse in luxury car demand but DBX sales offer ray of hope as it targets a turnaround Aston Martin’s pre-tax losses rose from £119.6m in 2019 to £466m in 2020 The group expects vehicle sales will hit 10,000 by the middle of the decade Sports and GT … Read more

Off-plan home sales reach six-year low as landlords exit market – but could homeowners fill the gap?

The proportion of homes bought off-plan hit a six-year low in 2020 as landlords left the market – although there are signs homeowners may be warming up to the idea of buying a home before it is fully built. A third – or 33 per cent – of new-builds that completed in England and Wales … Read more

Primark is set to announce £1.1BILLION sales hit over last six months

Primark is set to announce £1.1BILLION sales hit over last six months and fears it will miss out on further £480m from continued closure of shops – but plans to have 83% of stores open by April 26 for £150m summer shopping blitz Primark has revealed how its finances were ravaged over the last six … Read more

Primark is set to announce £1.1BILLION sales hit over last six months

Primark is set to announce £1.1BILLION sales hit over last six months and fears it will miss out on further £480m from continued closure of shops – but plans to have 83% of stores open by April 26 for £150m summer shopping blitz Primark has revealed how its finances were ravaged over the last six … Read more

Reckitt Benckiser achieves its largest annual sales increase in history

Disinfectant demand boosts consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser to its largest annual sales increase in history Durex sales also rose despite periods of strict social distancing regulations Reckitt Benckiser expects net revenue growth this year of 0-2 per cent The firm also announced it had bought pain relief label Biofreeze By Harry Wise For This … Read more

Wedding suppliers see 720% sales increase as lockdown plan announced

Couples have been warned they’ll face competition for Autumn dates as wedding suppliers report a 720% increase in sales as bride-to-be’s rush to book their weddings following Boris Johnson’s announcement.  The Prime Minister announced yesterday weddings with a maximum of six will take place from March 8, increasing to 15 ‘no earlier than April 12’ … Read more

House sales soared by a quarter in January compared to last year, new HMRC figures show

House sales in the UK soared by a quarter in January – despite lockdown – as buyers make a ‘sprint finish’ to beat next month’s stamp duty holiday deadline. More than 120,000 residential property sales were recorded last month, according to new figures released by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The figure is a 24.1 … Read more

Suppliers report 720% increase in sales as brides-to-be rush to plan their weddings

Couples have been warned they’ll face competition for Autumn dates as wedding suppliers report a 720% increase in sales as bride-to-be’s rush to book their weddings following Boris Johnson’s announcement.  The Prime Minister announced yesterday weddings with a maximum of six will take place from March 8, increasing to 15 ‘no earlier than April 12’ … Read more

Sales of cigarettes rose by 7% to £12.4billion during coronavirus lockdown, figures reveal

Sales of cigarettes rose by 7% to £12.4billion during lockdown while rolling tobacco sales soared by more than a third, figures reveal Figures come as a shock after an estimated million Brits quit during pandemic  Rise in sales has been attributed to smoking more than usual and boredom  Smoking and Health survey found 27 per … Read more

Sales of cigarettes rose by 7% to £12.4billion during coronavirus lockdown, figures reveal

Sales of cigarettes rose by 7% to £12.4billion during lockdown while rolling tobacco sales soared by more than a third, figures reveal Figures come as a shock after an estimated million Brits quit during pandemic  Rise in sales has been attributed to smoking more than usual and boredom  Smoking and Health survey found 27 per … Read more